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Social Media & Teen Dating Abuse

A recent study from the Urban Institute has found 26 percent of youth in romantic relationships state that their partner had “digitally abused” them over the last year through texts, email or social media. The study reports that the most … Continue reading

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Staff Voices – Burden Bearers

After reading Jaycee Dugard’s A Stolen Life, I found myself distraught and weighed down by guilt for not somehow being there to protect her from the monsters who kidnapped and sexually and mentally tortured her for eighteen years. Many people … Continue reading

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Peer Counselor Training – Perspectives and Reactions to Rape Culture

Sara, our summer intern, continues to share her experiences from the Peer Counseling Training. I have to admit that prior to this week, I had never heard the term “Rape Culture” however I realized that I have known what it … Continue reading

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Peer Counselor Training – Stalking

Our intern Sara continues to reflect on what she is learning through the 70 hour Peer Counselor Training program she is participating in as part of her intership and future volunteering commitment. In today’s social media climate, stalking has become … Continue reading

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Peer Counselor Training – Day One

Our intern Sara is participating in WEAVE’s 70 hour Peer Counselor Training program.  At it’s completion she will have met the requirements established by the state to provide crisis intervention services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.  Sara … Continue reading

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Breaking down the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) 2010 Part 1: How we experience abuse.

Our intern Sara is tackling the results of the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (2010) through a series of ongoing posts.    I last shared a basic overview of my take on and reaction to the Prevent Connect webinar … Continue reading

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Student Intern Completes Project by Educating Others

We previously shared the experiences and observations of high school student and WEAVE Intern Emily .  Today we share the conclusion and outcome of her project. On May 9th I completed the second part to my project. I put together … Continue reading

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Professionals React to the 2010 National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey

Sara, a WEAVE intern throughout the Summer, recently participated in a national webinar coverin ghte results of recently released groundbreaking research.  Her thoughts are shared below. I had the opportunity to sit in on a webinar hosted by Prevent Connect … Continue reading

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Youth Bringing an End to Sexual Violence!

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